Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (CCBCC) produces, markets and distributes carbonated and noncarbonated beverages, primarily products of The Coca-Cola Company, which include some of the most recognized and popular beverage brands in the world. CCBCC is the nation's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, operating in eleven states, primarily in the southeast. CCBCC has one of the highest per capita soft drink consumption rates in the world with a consumer base of more than twenty million people.

So, what does it take to put the planet's favorite beverages in the hands of all those consumers?

Through our 12-16 week Sales Internship program, you'll have the opportunity to experience the operational logistics behind the selling/marketing and distribution of the world's greatest trademark brand - Coca-Cola.  The ideal candidates will gain experience through situations such as selling to retail customers, product merchandising strategies, retail in-outlet performance measurement processes and delivery/distribution strategies by retail trade channels of business.  While interning at Coke Consolidated, you will attend branch meetings and market tours, as well as participate in actual route rides by sales discipline.  Additionally the interns will have exposure to other departments including, equipment services, risk management, On-Premise sales, price/revenue management and more!   Finally you will be asked to take that all of that information, in collaboration with our team, and show what you've learned, by applying it to and actual business cases related to Coca-Cola Consolidated.  This is an exciting opportunity for those who desire to be a part of a winning team that is driven by process and critical thinking, and those who can function in a fast paced and highly competitive selling environment.


Please take a look at what the requirements are for a Sales Intern:


Intern Requirements for employment

  • Must be a full-time student in sophomore or junior year in a 4 year curriculum
  • Students ideal (major) concentration of study are: Business, Accounting/Finance, Marketing or Value Chain/Logistics
  • Students in good standing may be asked to participate in the program for two consecutive years
  • Students will be responsible for their own housing expense in the city of their assigned internship, and must have a means of reliable transportation to participate in training situations and assignments (mileage expense support will be available).


Check back next Spring to view open internships!